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Between 1945 and 1947 the United States underwent perhaps the most breathtaking ideological transformation in its history.

Quick, name a recent Nobel Peace Prize laureate accused of colluding in a program of mass murder. No, not Henry Kissinger--that's old news.

The Russian contingent that declared its sovereignty over Pristina's airport is a stark sign of how deeply the Kosovo war has eroded the already deteriorating US-Russian relationship.

In the week preceding the European parliamentary elections, Tony Blair
and Gerhard Schröder produced a joint declaration, called "Europe,
the third way, die neue Mitte" (the new mid

I am an artless serf of Cupid. So are you and your mama--but not Vikram Seth.

Could settlement and peace both come before
Young Bush finds a position on the war?

The Kosovo settlement negotiated by the G-8 countries is cause for relief but not celebration.

This spring, two important chapters in the surprising story of Israeli gay and lesbian politics concluded.

Only the most dedicated spinmaster at the White House would have the audacity to claim victory as the outcome of the NATO war, especially at this stage.

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But the hard reality is that it's time to give up on regime change in Damascus.

February 18, 2014

“Sochi is the land of Circassians. They can’t hide this anymore.”

February 17, 2014

Penguin’s withdrawing and pulping The Hindus: An Alternative History is only the latest in a series of surrenders.

February 14, 2014

An activist who had been vocal in his opposition to Sochi’s environmental impact has been sentenced to three years in a prison colony.

February 13, 2014

Over the next few weeks, President Obama will meet the leaders of Israel, Jordan and nearly all of the Persian Gulf Arab states.

February 13, 2014

Public performances of the ‘Ode to Joy’ have been organized around the world, from an IKEA in suburban Detroit to a mall in Hong Kong.

February 12, 2014

R2P is a weapon for liberal interventionists and a tool for their allies, the old-fashioned conservative interventionists, too.

February 11, 2014

“A lot of money was spent, a lot of damage incurred, and now we don't know what to do with what we've got.”

February 11, 2014

They are using their fame, however sudden and unexpected, to champion prison reform in Russia, the United States and around the world.

February 11, 2014

In a panel at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Nation sports editor Dave Zirin discusses the myriad controversies swirling around the Sochi Olympics.

February 10, 2014